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4.8 out of 10

Canon MVX40i / Optura 50

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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 6
6.0

OPTURA 50 REVIEW

Overstock
31 August 2006
  • Summary: Although a good value the reviews I read were right on. This camera does not do well in low light. Also, have always had Sony camcorders and this one just feels cheaply built. That being said, the size is great. And the outdoor shots are really good.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 6
6.0

OPTURA 50 REVIEW

Overstock
31 August 2006
  • Summary: Although a good value the reviews I read were right on. This camera does not do well in low light. Also, have always had Sony camcorders and this one just feels cheaply built. That being said, the size is great. And the outdoor shots are really good.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great feature-set and performance for the price

Flashlight, Amazon
27 March 2006
  • Summary: The Optura 50 certainly isn't perfect and there are any number of higher-priced cameras which outperform it. However, the feature-set and performance for the price make the Optura 50 an excellent value. The automatic white balance on the Optura 50 is more easily fooled in difficult lighting than rival cameras so you may frequently find yourself manually choosing a white balance setting.
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Overall 8
8.0

Not bad given the other options

John Faughnan "John G Faughnan", Amazon
10 April 2005
  • Summary: I was looking for some very specific features when I bought this camera (I actually bought an Elura 90, used it for a week, and switched to the Optura 50 for the S-video I/O.) I'm a strictly family documentary person -- most of my videos are done at home in poor light and using the widest angle settings.
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